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This page last updated July 9, 2019
What Do You Collect? Whatever It Is, You Will Find This Website To Be of Use.
All collectors need references for a variety of reasons, and that is what we are here for. We will help to guide you to the best online auction houses, the most efficient prices realized sites, Information hard to find elsewhere, answers to specific questions posed by you with our short comment form, and offers of competitively priced antiques and collectibles.
Refer to the page listings on the left to bore down to specific topics, or use our internal search engine above to find specific references. These are all designed to save you time and money.
Selling or Collecting Antiques or Art? Marketing for Any Local Small Business? You've Come To The Right Place!
If You're Like Me, You Have Little Time to Accomplish All You Need to Do In This High-Speed World. What If You Could Save Time and Effort Pursuing Information or Resources You Need Right Now? That's What This Site Is Designed To Do For All of You Selling and Collecting Art, Antiques or Marketing for Any Small Business!
If you don't need any of the information for small business marketing we provide here right now, bookmark this site for future quick reference.
If you are any small business struggling with your marketing, you might want to test the effect of adding video to your site, social media, blog or email might have on your bottom line.
For a very reasonable cost, we can produce a professional, short video for you to test at less than $100. To estimate pricing more accurately, go here.
You can have us produce a 15 second (or any other length)professional video at very reasonable cost to you. Take this opportunity to determine if video will help your on line small business marketing results! The marketing tools offered here apply no matter what business or niche you are in.
If interested in selling or collecting antiques or art, have you ever been at a garage sale, gallery, auction or antique mall and wish you had your library with you? Well, this site won't replace your library, but it hopefully will provide you with enough tools to enable you to make the right buying or bidding decision on the fly.
To further help you save time, make use of our internal search engine at the top of the page to find a specific topic.
On the other hand, if you are primarily interested in selling antiques or collectibles, or serve any other niche market, we also provide tools and resources to save you more time and money. For the "Marketing Tools" page, click here.
There are two major categories of resources you will
find here both now and in the near future. They are under continuous expansion and editing :
1. General and specific marketing resources suitable
for any small business:
Links to valuable, information packed websites
that are truly useful for those selling and collecting antiques and art or operating ANY small business.
Links to analytical tools to help entrepreneurs improve
Articles of specific interest to those selling on line.
Resources to help anyone choose the right venue
for selling and buying their antiques and collectibles.
And much, much more.
2. Reference resources specifically designed to save
antique dealers and collectors time by giving them access to a wide
variety of reference materials and sites, such as:
Prices realized sites, both reference sites and
auction prices realized.
Get access to literally millions of auction prices realized from our links here. An absolute must for anyone selling and collecting antiques, art or vintage collectibles.
Direct access to materials such as patent
references, makers marks and other hall marks.
Interactive communication where I or one of our
expert contributing specialists can answer your questions. (If
you are confident that you have expert knowledge in a given
specialty, drop me a note with specifics. If we sign you up, we
will also be pleased to promote your business at no charge.)
As we expand, we will
add more features that offer real value to those selling and collecting antiques, art or collectibles. Our goal is to provide a real service not only for the arts community but any local business, that helps you
save time and build a stronger bottom line. This site is designed for you, so let us know what you
would like to find here.
One Size Shoe Doesn't Fit All Feet
Not all strategies are effective for every business. It is our intent to spell out the various options available to you, no matter what specialty business you are in.
Many of the marketing tools available are free while others are very cost effective. We are ready to put our 30 plus years of antique marketing experience to use for you to find effective ways to improve your bottom line. or enhance your selling and collecting experience. For more information, go here.
Whether Buying or Selling Antiques, or Developing Marketing Strategy for Any Business, You Want Facts, Not “pie in the sky,” Promises or Technobabble.
When either buying, selling antiques, or developing a general small business marketing strategy, it also pays to have patience and a willingness to learn.
Understand that true small business marketing success comes
only after a reasonable investment of time and treasure and a
clearly thought out 2 to 5 year projection. Even though those projections are subject to change, you must have a direction in which to head.
You also want to see pages written in clear, grammatical English.
Our website is a growing project and will expand with more and more free information of use to both collectors, dealers and other small businesses, local or national. Join us on Facebook or LinkedIn to keep current with our expansion, and offer your suggestions for other resources of value to you.
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